Acadia National Park, Day 4

We woke up to a rather foggy morning today with a very tiny bit of fresh snow on the ground. We drove to the Schoodic Peninsula to visit the only part of Acadia National Park on the mainland. There was quite a bit of fog but also some nice blue sky. A nice bonus was seeing a number of birds including multiple Bald Eagles! Afterwards, we headed back to Portland, Maine via the scenic route on US-1, stopping to visit a few sights along the way.

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Acadia National Park

We headed right into Acadia National Park this morning, focusing on the area directly south of Bar Harbor. Many of the park roads are closed due to the winter season but all the coastline spots are easily visited by either driving or hiking. We ended up visiting many coastal locations from Schooner Head down to Otter Point. It was a dark, wet, and gloomy day today and the appearance of our photos reflect that!

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Down East Maine

We started out the morning with a drive to the easternmost point of the United States mainland at West Quoddy Head in Lubec, Maine. We spent awhile there hiking around and enjoying the scenery before heading into Lubec to have lunch. Nothing was open so we ate some fig bars that we had around before heading back west. We had time to hit just one park on the way, Bog Brook Cove Preserve, on our way back.

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